Will ArtistShare shutdown crowdfunding before it starts?

Followers of this blog are familiar with proposed federal legislation that might completely alter how crowdfunding platforms can help entrepreneurs raise money for their projects. But legislation is not the only threat/opportunity in the crowdfunding jungle. ArtistShare’s method patent for “financing and marketing creative work” and lawsuit against Kickstarter for patent infringement threatens the crowdfunding […]

Crowdfunding Resources

Crowdfunding Resources  You can’t be an entrepreneur today and not think about the viability of crowdsourcing as an option to finance your idea/project/company. I discussed the idea of crowdfunding last November at the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. There are even formal proposals for exemptions at the SEC to allow this type […]